Latest David Ehrhardt Stories

2012-03-05 12:02:05

Plant science is key to addressing the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century, according to Carnegie's David Ehrhardt and Wolf Frommer. In a Perspective published in The Plant Cell, the two researchers argue that the development of new technology is key to transforming plant biology in order to meet human needs. Plants serve as the conduit of energy into the biosphere, provide food and materials used by humans, and they shape our environment. According to Ehrhardt and...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

David Ehrhardt Recognized for Leadership, Strategic Vision, and Character Herndon, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Apptix, the premier provider of hosted business communication services, announced today that the company's president and CEO, David Ehrhardt, has been named to Washington SmartCEO Magazine's 2011 Smart100. "Being named to the SmartCEO Smart100 list is an honor, especially given the high caliber of executives in the Washington area," said Dave Ehrhardt, Apptix President and CEO....

2009-06-14 12:33:33

Cellulose is a fibrous molecule that makes up plant cell walls, gives plants shape and form and is a target of renewable, plant-based biofuels research. But how it forms, and thus how it can be modified to design energy-rich crops, is not well understood. Now a study led by researchers at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Plant Biology has discovered that the underlying protein network that provides the scaffolding for cell-wall structure is also the traffic cop for delivering the...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.